"Jeff, have you ever read Planet of the Apes:Evolution of a Legend ? It gives a nice overview of the entire run of films and the various off shoots. I received it as a present a couple of Christmas' ago and really enjoyed it."
""No Money Down" is one of my favorite Berry songs. There is a great video on You Tube of him performing the song in concert - the video begins with a filmed intro of Chuck in a garage full of Cadillacs. Humble Pie did a terrific version of…"
"There was a hits collection released in the Seventies as a double album that had one of the best ever anthology titles - Chuck Berry's Golden Decade. I believe The Great Twenty Eight includes everything from that collection and possibly a few…"
"An immensely talented artist. I had read just a few weeks ago that he was retiring due to continuing health problems. His Seventies work on Swamp Thing and on various stories for Warren are some of the best horror comics ever produced."
"The best Hammer horror films are those produced prior to 1968, after that the movies got nastier and nastier - see Jeff's comments above regarding Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed - and they lost me with their nihilistic attitude.
Part of the…"
"Evil of Frankenstein seems like Hammer's attempt at a more traditional Universal style Frankenstein flick. Guess it didn't do particularly well since they returned to their own continuity with Frankenstein Created Woman."
"What was especially jarring to me was the artwork - going from a Thor story inked by either Coletta or Everett to a Sinnott inked Inhumans story. The back up would have made much more sense in the FF. With Marvel's big expansion on the…"
Romita Sr is celebrating number 87 today. Has any comic book artist had more challenges thrown at him? Making the move from DC romance comics to Marvel super heroes in the mid-Sixties he replaced Wally Wood on Daredevil, then he was tabbed to replace Ditko on Spider-Man, four years later Stan asked him to take over the Fantastic Four after 102 issues of Kirby.See More
"Not sure of the title but one of my favorite imaginary stories had Kal-El being adopted and raised by a gangster and his moll wife resulting in Superman as super crook. I read it in an 80 Page Giant so the story must have originally appeared in the…"
"Yes, I cherished those books as well during the dark days of the mid-Seventies of little or no Trek. The Foster books adapted the animated series and he definitely improved upon what made it on-screen. James Blish did the adaptions of the original…"
"I always thought The Last Man on Earth captured the eerie feel of the novel much better than the big budget version. In fact, the low budget may have actually helped in representing the lonely isolation of Price's character."